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'Cheeky Postcards: Lessons learned from being a trainer on TEFL courses' by Daniel Baines

A teacher trainer, Daniel Baines, sheds light on the alleged advantages of native English speakers as language teachers from his experience on intensive initial teaching training courses.

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Stumped When Asked "What are your Strengths & Weaknesses"?

Identify your Strengths through Obstacles & Failures

There is a lot of talk about knowing your strengths, leveraging your strengths and sharing your strengths toward career success.  927 more words

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Is there any value in the physical and emotional discomforts we suffer in this life?



For me the answer is a defining ‘Yes!’, for it is only through experiencing a wide range of pleasures and discomforts that we mature our innate selves.   161 more words


'Native and Non-native Foreign Language Teachers: Tribute to My Teachers' by Anita Lewicka

This post was originally published on 9th January 2015 by Anita Lewicka on her blog and is republished by TEFL Equity Advocates with full permission and consent of the author.

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The Waterfall Model

The Waterfall model was introduced back in the 1970s and holds much weight and value today.The steps cascade in sequence giving it a Waterfall like-look. 161 more words

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Not easy for me, this, since I have decidedly controlling tendencies when it comes to my books.

But this latest campaign, in closing one door, has, I hope, allowed for the opening of another. 140 more words

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'Living and succeeding as a NNS freelance teacher in Berlin' by Katerina Lanickova

When I was asked to say a few words about my experience as a NNEST (Non-Native English Speaking Teacher), I was thrilled. So far I’d mostly been talking to my friends and family who are not in the ELT industry and while they’re amazing listeners it does make a difference to be able to speak directly to the readers who might be confronted with some NNEST issues themselves. 866 more words